Top Active Trader Alert Stocks (APOL, ABK, DSCO, GE, GOOG, BIDU, MAT, NBG, STX, WDC)
Active traders and day traders have many stocks to choose from this Wednesday morning. We are tracking news and moves in shares of Apollo Group Inc. (NASDAQ: APOL), Ambac Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: ABK), Discovery Laboratories Inc. (NASDAQ: DSCO), General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE), Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG), Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIDU), Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT), National Bank of Greece SA (NYSE: NBG), Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ: STX), and Western Digital Corp. (NYSE: WDC).
Apollo Group Inc. (NASDAQ: APOL) is seeing a slight drop after yesterday’s monumental drop. Shares are down 0.9% at $37.66.
Ambac Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: ABK) moved again last night after the close and is holding with 6% gains at $1.01 based on continued hopes that the Bank-Mortgage fraud fears will help the insurers recovery lost money.
Discovery Laboratories Inc. (NASDAQ: DSCO) is only a penny stock but is up after it announced the completion of Phase IIa in a study of aerosolized KL4 surfactant in cystic fibrosis. Shares were up as much as 20% and now ‘only’ 11% at $0.24 because of the penny increments.
General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) is down 2.3% at $16.76 on active volume in the pre-market after its earnings were deemed to be short.
Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) is soaring after it beat earnings expectations. Shares are up close to 10% at $598.00 on active trading. Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIDU) is following Google up this morning, and shares are indicated up over 3% at $101.25 in the pre-market.
Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) is trading lower so far after earnings; shares are down over 6% at $22.39 on active volume for the stock before the open.
National Bank of Greece SA (NYSE: NBG) is indicated up after indications are out that the interbank may open up for Greek banks. Shares were up as much as 6% per ADR here and the stock is now up 4% at $2.35 in the pre-market on active trading.
Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ: STX) is soaring on word that an indication of interest has been shown to the company in a possible go-private transaction. Shares are up nearly 19% at $15.08 on very active trading. Western Digital Corp. (NYSE: WDC) is its key US competitor and its shares are also up 8% at $32.00 in active pre-market trading.
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